Introducing four week old chicks to each other

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by schmije, Apr 5, 2009.

  1. schmije

    schmije Songster

    Aug 25, 2008
    Peoria, IL
    We have 20 chicks that are four weeks old. We will be adding seven chicks of exactly the same age to the brooder. Should we be concerned about the new chicks being accepted into the flock at this age?
  2. schmism

    schmism Songster

    Feb 16, 2007
    Peoria IL
    we let a friend that home schools take 7 home for a "project" but they were never going to keep them long term.

    They took 7 that we were likely going to keep for our permanent flock so we need to integrate them back into the rest of the little girls...

    You think this will be an issue at this time? (the little girls are still in the brooder)
    Last edited: Apr 6, 2009

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